QUEERBOMBING KOREATOWN

 
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In the name of PRIDE..

 
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I tasked myself with fulfilling a personal fantasy…

wherein I return to the Koreatown Plaza Market in Los Angeles (a place I grew up visiting with my conservative family)…

 
 
 

equip myself with SYRO shoes and accessories from my mother’s closet…

and queer-bomb the fuck out of the joint.

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In the confidently disapproving stares of the Korean men and women intimidating me and my queer co-conspirator Matthew Holmes, I re-acquainted myself with the palpable hostility that once pinned me to heteronormative submission.

 
 
 
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BUT THAT WAS THEN.
THIS IS MY NOW.

 
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50 years ago, this outfit would've landed me in jail. I'm so proud to be the spiritual offspring of queer ancestors who fought with everything they had to make this lqqk possible. I promise to endlessly use my privileges to pay it forward 🖕🖕

- Henry @ SYRO

 
 

Special Thanks

Matthew Holmes
Lockwood51
— Koreatown Plaza Market


 
Henry Bae